Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine researchers found the human body is better at fighting gum disease when fat cells, which trigger inflammation, disappear.
Findings come from a pilot study of 31 obese
people with gum disease. Half of the group with an average body mass index (BMI)
of 39 had gastric bypass surgery and had fat cells from the abdomen removed.
That half fared better than a control group of obese people with a BMI of 35 who
also were treated for gum disease but did not have the gastric bypass surgery or
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